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Breaking News on Immigration: Obama to Give Immigration Speech, Detail Legislation With Path to Citizenship Next Week

Breaking news on immigration today—President Obama plans to give a speech in Nevada next week laying out the components of a plan for immigration reform that includes a roadmap to citizenship.  From the Hill: President Obama will debut his plans for comprehensive immigration reform at an event Tuesday in Las Vegas, the White House said … Continue reading »

Poll After Poll: American Public Wants Immigration Reform with Citizenship

A range of new polls offer fresh evidence that Americans want immigration reform with citizenship, while providing another reminder of the momentum behind immigration reform in 2013: Bipartisan Poll from Hart Research and Public Opinion Strategies – Overwhelming Support for Citizenship and Likely Legislative Framework: As Eliseo Medina of SEIU writes in Huffington Post of the bipartisan polling, “A … Continue reading »

Poll After Poll: American Public Wants Immigration Reform with Citizenship

A range of new polls offer fresh evidence that Americans want immigration reform with citizenship, while providing another reminder of the momentum behind immigration reform in 2013: Bipartisan Poll from Hart Research and Public Opinion Strategies – Overwhelming Support for Citizenship and Likely Legislative Framework: As Eliseo Medina of SEIU writes in Huffington Post of … Continue reading »

Bipartisan Signs that Immigration Reform is Coming

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has just identified immigration as the top legislative priority for the Senate in 2013—and that’s just the latest sign that immigration reform will happen this year.  Here are more signs–bipartisan signs–from the last few days: President Obama highlighted immigration as an issue to tackle yesterday during his second inaugural address, … Continue reading »

Majority Leader Reid Makes Immigration Reform the Top Senate Legislative Priority for 2013

The U.S. Senate reconvened today and issued a list of their 2013 legislative priorities.  Immigration reform is listed as S.1, signifying its importance to Senate leadership. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: Majority Leader Reid has made it clear – in his public statements and in his role as Senate … Continue reading »

Majority Leader Reid Makes Immigration Reform the Top Senate Legislative Priority for 2013

The U.S. Senate reconvened today and issued a list of their 2013 legislative priorities.  Immigration reform is listed as S.1, signifying its importance to Senate leadership. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, “Majority Leader Reid has made it clear – in his public statements and in his role as Senate … Continue reading »

Harry Reid: Immigration Reform Must Include "Pathway to Citizenship"

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has established himself as a champion of immigration reform–and he reaffirmed his commitment to real reform this week while talking to reporters in his home state of Nevada: “There will be nothing done in my Senate (on immigration reform) without a pathway to citizenship,” he said. The Majority Leader also … Continue reading »

New Poll: Strong Bipartisan Support for Immigration Reform That Includes Earned Citizenship

A solid majority of U.S. voters favor common sense immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants, and strong accountability measures, according to a groundbreaking, bipartisan poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm, and Hart Research Associates, a Democratic firm. The national survey of 1,003 registered voters, sponsored by … Continue reading »

New Poll: Strong Bipartisan Support for Immigration Reform That Includes Earned Citizenship

Common Sense Solution Favored over “Enforcement First” Option A solid majority of U.S. voters favor common sense immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants, and strong accountability measures, according to a groundbreaking, bipartisan poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm, and Hart Research Associates, a Democratic … Continue reading »